Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Those who lost their lives as a result of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were remembered at a ceremony at Mount Tabor Park Tuesday morning.
- Jon Gargis
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Paulding public safety officials and community members were among those who came out to Mount Tabor Park Tuesday morning for the county’s annual Patriot’s Day ceremony, which paid respect to the victims of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony included the laying of wreaths to commemorate those who lost their lives, the ringing of the New York City firefighters' 5-5-5-5 bell call to honor the fallen fire personnel, a 21-gun salute by the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard and the playing of “Taps.” See the attached video for highlights of Tuesday’s event. You can keep up with all the news in Dallas and Hiram by subscribing to our free daily newsletter and breaking news alerts, liking us on Facebook and following …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The public is invited to attend this morning's ceremony aimed at remembering those who lost their lives and sacrificed themselves for others during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Monday, September 10, 2012
The county’s annual remembrance of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, will be held on the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. County commissioners will not meet that day, but rather, later in the week.
The public is invited to attend a ceremony Tuesday morning aimed at remembering those who lost their lives and sacrificed themselves for others during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The ceremony, which is being held at Mt. Tabor Park in Dallas, will begin at 9 a.m. The event is a joint effort between the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office and the Paulding County Fire Department. To learn more about the event, check out the preview we brought you last week: County Agencies To Commemorate 9/11 Tuesday Though Tuesday would typically be a meeting day for the Paulding County Board of Commissioners, as it is the second Tuesday of the month, commissioners will not gather this week until Thursday. The meeting was moved due to required …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Paulding firefighters and deputies will be among those putting on the annual event at Mt. Tabor Park in Dallas.
Nearly 11 years removed from 9/11, Paulding County’s public safety officials still remember the attacks that led to the deaths of thousands of American civilians, police officers, firefighters and countless others. “To this day, I know where I was at and what I was doing when it happened, and you talk to other people and they do too. Young men and women have sacrificed themselves since that day, and we need to show our support for our country and for our fellow police officers and firemen,” said Maj. Chad Hunton of the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office. Hunton will be among those taking part in Tuesday’s ceremony to remember those who lost their lives and sacrificed themselves for others during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The …
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Kevin Morgan says the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks led him to his career in law enforcement.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Jon Gargis
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
In just a few weeks, Kevin Morgan will be able to say he has spent 10 years in law enforcement—a decade in the career he was led to following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Hear Morgan, a detective in the Paulding County Sheriff's Office Crimes Against Children unit, share the story behind his decision to pursue law enforcement after 9/11 and his thoughts on the profession in the attached video feature.
Monday, September 12, 2011
Those who lost their lives as a result of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were commemorated at a ceremony at Mount Tabor Park Sunday morning.
Paulding public safety officials and community members came out in full force Sunday morning for the county’s Patriot’s Day ceremony at Mount Tabor Park, which honored those who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony saw Paulding firefighters lead a cascading of sirens—which signifies a firefighter answering his final call—and the New York City firefighters' 5-5-5-5 bell call to honor the fallen fire personnel. The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard fired a 21-gun salute, and Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department buglers played “Taps.” See the attached video for highlights of the Sunday morning event.
Friday, September 9, 2011
Paulding County officials unveiled a piece of the World Trade Center on Friday, which will serve as a reminder of those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Paulding County officials and community members were among those on hand at the Watson Government Complex in Dallas on Friday during the unveiling of a piece of steel from the World Trade Center in New York City, one of the places hit during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The piece of steel, along with a plaque that will be displayed along with it, will honor those will lost their lives in the attacks as well as those who sacrificed their lives to save others that day. See highlights of Friday's dedication ceremony in the attached video.
Here are a few things to know as your workweek winds down.
1. The weather should be nice today, hopefully on its way to an even nicer weekend. According to the National Weather Service, today should be mostly sunny with a high temp just below the 80-degree mark along with winds of 5 to 10 mph. The evening should see mostly clear skies with a low near 56. Saturday’s forecast so far calls for sunny skies and a high near 83 and an evening low near 58, while Sunday’s predictions are fairly similar with the exception of the addition of a 20-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. 2. The Paulding County Fire Department today at 9 a.m. at the Watson Government Complex in Dallas will display and dedicate a piece of steel from the World Trade Center in a ceremony open to the public. The ceremony is …
Thursday, September 8, 2011
See some of the region's top stories in video form in tonight's PatchCast.
Click on the links below for more on the stories featured in today's PatchCast: Paulding Church Services to Remember Sept. 11 (Dallas-Hiram Patch) Cagle's Maze Honors 9/11 Victims (Holly Springs-Hickory Flat Patch) City Unveils 9/11 Logo (Douglasville Patch) Cartersville Named One of Magazine's 16 Friendliest Towns (Cartersville Patch)
Sermons and special anthems will help people cope with memories of the tragedy.
This year’s Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony will be earlier than usual at 8 a.m. to allow those in attendance to continue on to church, where many will hear further reminders about that tragic day. A sampling of references to Sept. 11, 2001, in services this Sunday will include: NorthStar Church: “We have a full service planned, devoted to 9/11, at 9:30 and 11,” according to campus pastor Brad Parkhurst. “It will be a very special time of memory, and inspiration, too!” (NorthStar meets at Abney Elementary School, 1186 Colbert Road, Dallas; www.northstarchurch.org/dallas). Hope Church: “We will be kicking off a message series we’re calling ‘A Decade Later: Remembering 9/11,’” says lead pastor Frank Bernat. “We’ll remember the events of that …